Royal Cousin Estrangement: Archie and Lilibet Diana 'Denied' the Chance to Get to Know Princes George and Louis and Princess Charlotte

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The Wales kids 'do not know' Prince Archie and Princess Lilibet Diana.

Mar. 5 2024, Published 3:22 p.m. ET

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Prince Archie and Princess Lilibet Diana barely know Princes George and Louis and Princess Charlotte, and Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been blamed for this.

"Listen, he’s not only denying the King seeing his grandchildren," veteran royal photographer Arthur Edwards said of the Duke of Sussex. "He’s denying Archie and Lilibet from seeing their cousins George, Charlotte and Louis."

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle have been accused of 'sabotaging' their children's relationship with their royal relatives.

Archie left with the Duke and Duchess of Sussex during "Megxit" in early 2020, when he was yet 1-year-old. Princess Lilibet met with King Charles III (while Prince of Wales) and the late Queen Elizabeth II in June 2022, shortly after her first birthday and Archie's third. It is believed that neither child has been back in Britain since, and the Wales kids only know them through the media.

"They're first cousins, and he doesn't know them. I don't think Harry makes the final decision on that," Edwards added. "I suspect he's probably in discussions with Meghan. I don't think she's ever going to come here again. If she does, I don't know when that's likely. Certainly, those children are grandchildren of the King. They've got royal titles now. One's a prince, the other's a princess."

Archie and Lilibet automatically became styled as prince and princess within the instant moment King Charles acceded to the throne, which could have exposed the pair in a lie from their Oprah interview. They insinuated to the former chat show host in the 2021 sit-down that there was some palace coup in play to prevent their children from being titled. Neither could hold those titles during Elizabeth II's reign due to a 1917 Letters Patent.

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Source: MEGA

The Duchess of Sussex is said to be 'reluctant' to ever return to the U.K. again.

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Edwards continued: "They should be more respectful. Certainly, Harry should bring them to see the King whenever he can. So far, he comes alone and he goes quickly. He's no longer a member of the royal family. He's made it his intention that he doesn't want to be. I don't know how long that's going on for.”

The Duchess of Sussex has been reported by multiple sources and from insiders that she doesn't wish to "dive back into the soap opera," as Sussex biographer Omid Scobie characterized it.

But Harry is said to be against this idea, and "wants to spend more time in the U.K. and bring the children over to be with [Charles] and their cousins, but he will have to prove himself first," an insider cryptically shared.

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Unlike King Charles, who briefly met them, Thomas Markle reportedly 'has never met' Prince Archie and Princess Lilibet Diana.

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Although the world-famous King has only "rarely" glimpsed his Sussex grandchildren, other sources are quick to highlight how the California-raised prince and princess' maternal grandfather, Thomas Markle, has "never once seen or spoken to them."

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The 'fakely cheery and upbeat' Meghan Markle and Prince Harry have been accused of 'trying to hide a dysfunctional family unit.'

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GBN reported on Edward's comments.


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